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VAZ Lada 1600

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 VAZ Lada 1600

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1569 cm3 / 95.7 cu in / 95.7 cu in, 58.2 kW / 78.0 hp / 78.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VAZIssued from1978
ModelLada 1600Issued until
SerieLadaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVAZCountryRU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4064 mm / 160.0 in / 160.0 inTotal (curb) weight1030 kg / 2271 lb / 2271 lb
Width1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inDry weight
Height1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2423 mm / 95.4 in / 95.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity39 l / 8.6 UK gal / 10.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.87 m2 / 20.1 sq ft / 20.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supply1 Soviet carbEngine displacement1569 cm3 / 95.7 cu in / 95.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity392.25 cm3/cylinder / 23.937 cu in/cylinder / 23.937 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power58.2 kW / 78.0 hp / 78.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.6 kW / 35.6 hp / 35.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.1 kW/l / 0.815 bhp/cu in / 0.815 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.8 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)13.10 s / 13.10 s / 13.10 sPower-to-weight ratio75.7 kW/ton / 57.4 bhp/ton / 57.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringworm & rollerSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of VAZ Lada 1600

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